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Assistant Professor of Physics

Texas A&M International University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 10, 2024

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Assistant Professor of Physics

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Physics

Texas A&M International University

Dept, Mathematics And Physics

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Department of Mathematics and Physics at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) seeks a full-time Assistant Professor of Physics to begin in Fall 2024. This is a tenure-track position. Primary duties will include teaching both Physics and Astronomy and their laboratory courses to undergraduate students of various majors. Other duties also include carrying out research and promoting Physics and Astronomy as subjects. This position requires face-to-face interactions through a regular schedule of attendance on campus in the workplace.

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is a comprehensive regional university and part of The Texas A&M University System. Poised at the Gateway to Mexico and serving as the cultural and intellectual hub of a vibrant multilingual and multicultural community, it is also a designated Hispanic-serving institution (HSI). TAMIU is a growing university of over 8,000 students and is home to five colleges/schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, the A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, the College of Education, the College of Nursing and Health Sciences with its Dr. F. M. Canseco School of Nursing, and University College. For more information, visit

We offer competitive salaries and a benefits package including health insurance, retirement benefits, and life insurance. Additional pay is available for summer teaching. Financial support for professional development opportunities, such as attending academic conferences, is also provided. Moving expenses are covered in whole or in part by the university.

TAMIU is a growing university of over 8,000 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bilingual and bicultural city with a population of about 250,000. For more information, visit

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate must hold a doctorate in Physics, Applied Physics, or Computational Physics. ABDs will also be considered but must have earned a doctorate before appointment. We strongly encourage candidates with Applied and Computational Physics coursework together with the ability to teach Astronomy courses. We prefer candidates who: (a) have a strong record of or potential for sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals, (b) have the potential for or prior experience with seeking and/or securing external grant funding, (c) have a strong desire to work with first-generation students, and (d) have the ability to teach in areas that complement or strengthen our undergraduate and graduate courses.

Application Process:

The first review of applications will be on October 30, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. The completed employment application must include:

1) Letter of interest that addresses qualifications

2) Current curriculum vitae

3) Unofficial transcripts specifying conferred/ABD degree

4) Names and contact information of at least three current professional references

5) A professional faculty statement of teaching philosophy and research interests/agenda

Applications must be submitted online at For more information, contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Juan H. Hinojosa via e-mail at

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process, you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents, and submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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